Primary Care Clinic

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New and expanded clinic hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 6pm; Saturday 8:00am – 12pm

Release Form
If you’d like to choose Dr. Hughes, Dr. Namea Sells, Dr. Jude Sells, or Leighton Kaonohi as your primary care team, please complete this RELEASE FORM and give it to your current clinic or doctor to complete.

All types of insurance accepted (DMBA, HMSA, Medicaid/Medicare, HMAA, UHC, UHA, HMA, Tricare, etc).

The Primary Care Clinic is a medical home in the heart of Kahuku
dedicated to your health, preventive care,& the wellness of our community.

The Primary Care Clinic team at KMC is committed to serving this community. Choose exceptional care and a personalized experience, the convenience of seeing your doctor right here in Ko’olauloa, and the benefit of integrated care at Kahuku Medical Center.

Says patient Rosa M. Hernandez: “Knowledge, dedication, and beyond my expectations. Dr. Hughes is devoted. He always knew what to recommend. Because of this I live a healthier life. He is also very polite, patient and above all, respectful. He made me feel like he was part of my family because he cared so much.”
Primary Care Clinic Doctors


Dr. Hughes is a board certified physician in Internal Medicine who obtained his medical degree at Midwestern University in Arizona before completing his Internal Medicine residency in Portland, Oregon. He has been working as an internist in Kahuku for the past seven years. Dr. Hughes is a National Institute of Health Asthma Champion and is the physician ambassador for the annual June Jones Goodwill Mission to American Samoa. Married with five children, you may see Dr. Hughes surfing, hiking, and playing sports with his family. He has helped with Kahuku Athletics for the past five years and enjoys seeing patients in this tight knit community — while shopping, at school, the beach, the movies or sporting events.

“I am grateful and honored to be a part of this community. I look forward to practicing medicine in Kahuku for the rest of my career!” — Dr. Jason Hughes


Dr. Namea Sells is a graduate of BYU Hawai‘i and the University of Utah School of Medicine. She serves all ages with a specialization in pediatrics and women’s and children’s health.

“During our residency training in Family Medicine at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Jude and I were able to care for patients from all walks of life and all ages with the hopes of learning as much as we could to then be able to take our skills back to our community.” — Dr. Namea Sells



Dr. Jude Sells is a graduate of Kahuku High School, BYU Hawai‘i, and the University of Utah School of Medicine. He specializes in full spectrum family medicine with a particular interest in urgent care, sports medicine, and children’s health.

“We are excited to be part of Kahuku Medical Center and their vision for the community and desire for excellence.  We are excited to meet and learn about your ohana and help you with your medical care no matter what it be. Please place your trust in us and we will work hard to be the best physicians for you and your family as we “Kulia Ka Nu’u: Strive for the best.” — Dr. Jude Sells



Leighton is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program and has been working in family/pediatric medicine for four years. He was born in Hawai’i and raised in Waimanalo and Kaneohe. He is a graduate of Damien Memorial High, and coached Collegiate football for 3 years at Dixie State University. A resident of Hau’ula, Leighton enjoys Native Hawaiian horticulture, surfing, playing the ukulele, and spending time with his wife and seven children.